Tuesday, 30 July 2013


Hey Hey!

Sorry I've been very quiet over the past week or so! as you know last week I was away on holiday, then the day I got back my boyfriend also returned after 3-4 weeks of not seeing him so I've been pretty much glued to his side for the past 2 days!

I decided against trying sun-in Spray whilst I was away as it has hydrogen peroxide in it- which i'm pretty sure makes your hair green when mixed with chlorine - but I'm going to try it out now that I'm back!:)

Heres a picture of the view from near our room! was a bit of a hike going up and down the steps everyday but hey ho the rest of it was lovely! It was CRAZY hot though. Like usually its around 35-40 and I can bare it.. but it was 44 degrees C and hotter! my parents spent the whole time in the shade so I spent most of the time sitting by the pool on my own reading - I read 6 and a half books in one week!!!

If you like Romancey type books that aren't full of mush but a fair bit of drama - Lindsey Kelk is an AMAZING author. I think the first one of hers I read was a whilst ago and I think that was the Single Girls To - Do List, then I read the I heart series (I heart New York , I heart Paris etc) and finally I read another one called About A Girl. If you like one of her books you'll like them all as they all have similar plots just with different twists:)

If you'd like to see more pics then comment below! Are you going anywhere this summer???

Toodles ♥

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Friday, 19 July 2013

Summer Holiday - Mini Clothing Haul!

Hey Hey!

Soooo, My dad has been pretty stressed out with work and there's this one place in Greece that we always go back to when we go away, and we've not been in 3 or 4 years, then the otherday he decided he wanted a break and there was one room left so we booked a last minute holiday. Which then came with the issue - what on earth do I have that I can take on holiday?

Luckily I had recently bought about 6 of the bargain strap tops that Newlook sell so that was my daytime wear pretty much sorted along with a pair of shorts! But I didn't really have anything for evenings so I still needed a few bits.


The skirt on the left is a very bright, fluorescent skirt that I picked up from Primark for a bargain £4
The skirt on the right is black, white and a coral/peachy colour, and I picked that up from Select for £6
The top I bought a while ago from asos - pretty sure that was £4 also, so with that top and one of these skirts, I've got an outfit there for under £10 - Wonderful!:)


I've never worn a dress like this before, but I really liked the way it fit top half, even if I'm still not quite used to the floatyness of it!:) I got this from the sale in Select for £10.60 I believe!:)

Okay, as you can tell I've decided to step out of my comfort zone a little bit and go for a bit more bright and patterned style clothing to what I'm used to, it seems to be in at the minute so I thought I'd try it out! and I surprisingly liked this dress! The pattern on the front is slightly different to the one on the back which is why I took a picture from behind too :) This was £18 from Jane Norman


Well for a lovely summer holiday to Greece - of course a bikini is an essential!;) 

This is a beautiful almost mint green bikini - I got this from Tescos - the bottoms were £5 and the top was £9

This aztec bikini is white, black and neon pink. I purchased the skirts above the next day, and when I brought them home I discovered this bikini top actually is quite similar to the 2nd skirt apart from the pinks are different tones - but I think I'll still be able to get away with it :) This set is also from Tesco, the bottoms were £5 and the top was £7

Shorts & Accessories
So my eye sight is AWFUL and I'd been trying to hold off getting a pair of sunglasses as really I needed a pair of prescription ones - which are pretty damn pricey! But as we're going away I had to get some, I 'd been searching round for ages and couldn't find any that I liked then I found these and surprisingly I liked them! They cost £12.50 - which is a lot for me - usually I pay about £6 for sunnies, but they were needed !These are Foster Grants ones you can get them from places like Sainsburys, Superdrug etc

The shorts I picked up from Primark for a bargain £5!!! I almost got another pair but they didn't have the colour I wanted when I went back sad times :(

I didn't have a nice little bag that I could take out in the evenings when all I really would need is a camera and money (not all my books and music and stuff like I do in the day whilst I'm chilling by the pool:P) then I saw this little baby in Tesco for just £5 so thought I had to ;) 


I forgot to take a picture of these (my bad) so I took the picture off the website. These are from tescos and cost £12.50 - I can't usually wear sandals like this as my feet are quite wide, but these are REALLY comfy! definitely recommend them!! 

Anyways I best be off now! Hope you enjoyed this post! I'll see you all in a week! 

Are you going away this summer? Where are you off to and where did you find your summer clothing bargains?!:) 

By the way I am Guest Posting on A Scottish Lass' blog on Saturday 27th July - so go check that out too when its up!:) 

Toodles ♥

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Tuesday, 16 July 2013

Studio Time!

HeyHey Lovelys!!

Sorry I haven't really posted this week :( I've been trying to hold back to do a holiday - mini haul type thingy but that wont be for another few days so I thought I'd tell you about my day.

Soooo today I spent the afternoon helping out some of my friends who were recording one of their tracks which I believe is going on their next EP. They are a very talented bunch of lads aged 18-19 who I think genuinely have the potential to make it within the music industry. They're called Rampant Horse. I urge you to check out this video! even if you only listen to the first song (around 50 seconds in) they are an incredible band and just listening to them gives me goosebumps and I'm so proud of them!

& They don't know that I'm posting this as none of them know that this blog even exists so I've not been asked to say any of this stuff.
Anyways, the track we were doing today is called Hold On and they needed as many people as possible to come in and sing a riff to imitate a crowd like at a festival when the crowd sings along to their favourite band. & It sounded awesome when it was all put together!!!

Here's a little clip from my friends vine of us singing the crowd bit - I'm the one with the sunnies on my head ;) lol https://vine.co/v/hmBH7zOOlBl

Couple more pics : The wonderful band - Rampant Horse
And here's a photo of some of us "crowd peoples" :) - if you like what I'm wearing this will be in my holiday mini haul post coming one day this week! :) 

If you like their stuff pop along to their facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/rampanthorseofficial and post saying LJ/ Lisa sent you!!:)

Toodles ♥

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Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Liebster Award!

Heyloooo :)

So today I was nominated for the 'Liebster Award' by the lovely Boho Rush. As a new blogger, I wasn't too sure what this was, so I looked into it a bit more and found out that it is basically something to boost someone's blog reputation when they have less than 200 followers, which I personally think is a great idea because we all get to boost and help eachother along!:)

The rules for this are:
- Tell your readers 11 random facts about yourself
- Answer 11 questions given by the person who nominated you
- Nominate new blogs (under 200 followers) and give them 11 questions to answer

11 Random Facts About Myself
1) I am a singer/musician
2) I dabble in a bit of songwriting
3) I was a trainee photographer and got to model sometimes
4) I'm a girl gamer...
5) My guilty pleasure ... Justin Bieber :P
6) Favourite all time tv show... probably House !
7) I'm afraid of the dark.. not necessarily the darkness but what lurks in it!
8) The Script is my all time favourite band
9) I actually have videos on youtube - not vlog type ones but singing ones :P
10) I get very anxious and worry a lot
11) I find it very hard to believe in myself

11 Questions Asked by Boho Rush
Q Summer or Winter
A Summer!!!

Q What Is your biggest fear
A A bit of a sad one but losing my parents

Q What are your top 3 pet-peeves?
A 1) People being 2 faced 2) People not sticking with their word 3) People that flirt when one of them is involved in a relationship

Q What is your favourite makeup brand?
A Ahhh difficult, If nail varnish counts as makeup then Barry M :P

Q If you could spend the day with any celebrity who would it be and why?
A Ooooh good question hmm.. I'm stuck between a few :( Justin Bieber - because I've watched him on youtube since before he became huge. Mila Kunis - because she's just amazing or Shenae Grimes because she seems really nice, but I don't know too much about her I just imagine her being fun and bubbly! :)

Q Favourite TV Show
A Probably House, although there are a lot of others that I like :P

Q Favourite Memory From Childhood
A Oh gawwwdd ! I Can't remember a lot lol  - is that bad? Probably playing spies with my friends that are twins and trying to spy on my mum but always getting caught:P

Q Who is your style inspiration
Oh dear, I don't really have a style inspirations I just dress depending on how I'm feeling and who I'm with, but I do really like the way that Gillian Zinser (Ivy Sullivan) dresses when she's on 90210, so possibly her!:) and again I like Shenae Grimes' fashion too - lots of 90210!:P

Q If your house was on fire what's the one thing you would save?
A If it doesn't include people... probably my box filled with letters from when my boyfriend was in Afghanistan and little memories we've made since then  ** cue the awwwwwhhhsss**

Q Pizza or Chocolate
A Ahhh this is hard!!! I like chocolate when I feel sad.. but I tend to like pizza whenever, so think I'm going to have to go for pizza! o.o

Q Favourite Scent
A Of a girls perfume, I really like Britney Spears Midnight Fantasy and.. theres a Hugo Boss one I got YEARS ago but can't remember what its called I just remember it was in a clear glass bottle which was sort of slanted and the perfume was pink :P ^.^ helpful if you want to try it I know ;) Such a good beauty blogger!

My Nominees are:

The Questions For My Nominees :
1) Who is your Celebrity Crush?
2) What's the thing you look for in a guy/girl
3) What are your top 3 favourite things to do
4) Do your friends know that you blog?
5) What is your dream job?
6) What's your favourite food?
7) Where would you most like to live?
8) What are 3 things you want to do before you die?
9) What's your favourite makeup brand?
10) Do you own any high-end makeup or clothing?
11) Who is your all time favourite blogger(s)?

So that's my post !! Hope you liked learning a little bit more about me! To the people I have nominated please let me know when you have done this as I'm very interested in getting to know more bloggers!:)

Toodles ♥

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Monday, 8 July 2013

Shop Shop Shopping!! :)

Hey hey!

So today my plan was to go and treat myself and buy some pretty summer clothing as my clothes are a bit old! BUT, mother dearest said that I needed interview clothes - so byebye money - hello work clothes :(
I also needed a dress for a wedding too so atleast that's something a bit more fun :P So anyways... I thought I'd show you guys what  I bought!:)

This grey blazer was the first thing I decided I wanted to buy - It's a slight chiffon-like material and is a gorgeous fit! Looks really good with a baby pink colour, however I'm having difficulty putting it with anything else so I think this might be going back as I don't have the money to spend on stuff I can't wear :( even if it is really pretty :( Oh and this cost £11 :)

Next up is this pretty lil thanggg!! This is a 3/4 sleeved black blazer with a tailored fit, very flattering for the figure. I got this for £15, its a thicker material than the previous blazer but I shall be keeping this one as black  is a much easier colour to work with! Especially with formal/office wardrobe.

This dress I bought for the wedding and it is a babypink colour and again is a chiffon material, this costs £14. I'm uncertain about this dress, when I put it on I felt like it made me look a bit childish and I wasn't that comfortable in it, but looking at this picture I'm growing to like it.. I was going to take it back as I preferred the 2nd dress I got, but now I'm uncertain :P 

andddd... this is the 2nd dress, some of you may have seen it on Zoella's recent vlog - Primark Haul, I watched the video and thought ooh that would be perfect for the wedding! and when in Primark today I caught a glimpse of it then just had to have it! This cost £17, I've never worn anything with a collar like this before, but surprisingly I actually really like how it fits me! I was hoping it would be suitable for interviews also but the parents have said it's not long enough :( sad times! Definitely keeping this beauty though!:)

Finallyyyyy I bought myself a little treat as I've wanted a new purse for AGES but can never find one I like or bring myself to spend stupid money on a purse because then I won't have any money to put in the purse! but I picked this up for just £5, bargain!:)

Anyways I shall blog again soon!! Toodles ♥

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Saturday, 6 July 2013

Barry M Nail Varnish (Mini Haul)

Hey Hey

So as you've probably seen in a previous post of mine, I am slightly obsessed with nail varnish, especially BarryM. I feel that it lasts reasonably well, has good coverage and the colours are amazing! As a treat and there is a 3 for 2 offer in superdrug at the moment on their nail varnish, I bought 3 new ones. But I thought i'd show you my whole collection aswell as just the new ones :) ♥

First off my new 'summer colours'
 (Left to Right -  Dragon, Neon Pink, Greenberry)

Limited Edition Neon Pink
I saw this and just had to get it!!! The colour is gorgeous and bright I love it. The only negative thing I found with this nail varnish is I did need 3 coats of it and it still isn't as opaque as the majority of Barry M varnish

Greenberry (Gelly) 324
I have posted before about the Barry M mint, and although I love it I do feel it is a bit wishy washy (not a very technical term but hey ho:P ), so when I saw this it really stood out to me! I don't have a picture but I tried it on one nail and it was very bright and came out very well, would only need 2 coats at a maximum, you could possibly get away with just one if you needed to leave the house quickly.

Dragon 324 (Gelly)
A gorgeous bright baby pink colour, again like the greenberry one it would only need 2 coats and is also a very summery girly colour!! EDIT: I have just tried this out on one of my nails and it has also got a very slight shimmery/sparkle in it! :)

And the rest of my collection.....

If you want to see images of their special effect nail varnishes (I have the crack one and magentic) then comment or tweet to me and I'll get that done and up on here ASAP!:) 

Toodles ♥

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Friday, 5 July 2013

Happy Days!!

Hey Hey!

So I am extra happy today as I JUST PASSED MY DRIVING TEST YEYYYYY!!!:)

I've been feeling sick with nerves since the moment i woke up on Thursday and my test was today at midday. I had 30 hours of lessons and passed with 2 minors, so I'm quite proud of myself :) I have got a car, my boyfriend bought it for me, such a lucky girl I am!!! However the garage we bought it from was a pain in the bum, and we are having a couple of issues with documents so I cannot drive it until we manage to get it in my name so I can insure it:( But for now I can sit in it and pretend to drive ;)

Here's me and my baby! Any name suggestions?? :)

Much Love!!

Toodles ♥

p.s if you want any info on driving tests or tips just leave me a comment because it is NOT as scary as you think trust me!!:) xxx

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Wednesday, 3 July 2013

How Much Is My Face Worth?


I've seen a couple of beauty bloggers do this post and I am intrigued to see how much mine is worth as I have said in previous posts that I'm more like the 'budget beauty blogger' so lets see how this turns out...

p.s a few items of mine were gifts or from magazines and things like that so I'm not sure if they count or not so I will count it, but I'll put (Gift) next to it:)

My everyday makeup,
Starting off with just my face:

Rimmel Match Perfection Foundation - £6.99
MUA cover and conceal (concealer) - £1.50
Rimmel Stay Matte pressed powder - £3.99
Natural Collection Bronzing Pearls - £1.99

So that's just a total of £14.47

I could not find any prices for the blusher I've been using so I've put the one that I used until it ran out and I thought I'd use this up to save money!

Lulla & Belle Cosmetics Smokey Eyes - (Gift) - £5.99 (according to someone on ebay as I can't find it anywhere else)
Avon Little Red Dress Mascara - £2.50 (Gift - considering it's an Avon product i'm shocked by this little bargain!)
MUA Every Lash Mascara - £4.99
Rimmel Scandaleyes Mascara (the one in orange packaging) - £6.99 - I got this either for free or cheaper on sale with some 3 for 2 deal or something!:)

Eyes adds up to £20.47 - 2 of these were gifts though and 1 on sale... so still not too shabby!

Lips (obviously I don't wear all 3 of these at once, but it depends on what I'm wearing with which one I choose)
Miss Sporty Hollywood Lipgloss £2.99
MUA Lipstick - £1
Avon Moisture Seduction Lipgloss - £3

anddddd the Lips section totals at £6.99

Right then.. In total, my Everyday Makeup adds up to £41.93
And that looks like (minus the lipgloss/lipstick)....

If I do my going out makeup I only add 2 extra things and they are:
Fast Stroke Liquid Eyeliner Collection 2000 - £2.50
the Pretty In Pink 81 Colour Eyeshadow palette that I mentioned in my everyday smokey eye post - £14.99

So adding that on it would make my total for my going out makeup £59.42

and my Going Out Look, looks like...

It's pretty much the same, just with smokey eye makeup too :)

So... I think that's not too bad actually! Yes I definitely would like to have MAC and Bobbi Brown makeup, and other expensive brands, but unfortunately I cannot afford that at the moment! So if you're wanting to keep your makeup on a budget, I'm your gal ;)

Thanks for reading! Any questions feel free to comment, I will always reply :)

Toodles ♥

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Monday, 1 July 2013

Hair Dye

Hey Hey

So.. I mentioned in my previous post that I have never dyed my hair, its all natural and it tends to highlight itself so there's lots of different blonde tones in it, however as I've not exactly seen much sunlight over the past couple of years (YEY ENGLISH WEATHER) it's got a bit darker now, and I've been trying to lighten it with shampoos and conditioners and stuff. But today my sister brought some of her hair dye over...

Do you think I should leave it as it is, or lighten it a bit?
(you can see the colour in this pic:) )

Only thing putting me off is I like being able to say its natural and stuff like that, I don't know why but I do ^.^

Hmmmm what to do ??!

Toodles;) ♥ xxx